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Photo: Rex H. Caffey, Ph.D. Rex H. Caffey, Ph.D.
Professor and CNREP Director 
Department of Agricultural Economics, LSU Agricultural Center
Coastal restoration economics; ecosystem service valuation; fisheries management; benefit-cost analysis, and project feasibility
Photo: Naveen Adusumilli, Ph.D. Naveen Adusumilli, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Extension Economist
Louisiana State University AgCenter, Red River Research Station
Water policy and economics
Photo: Francisco X. Aguilar , Ph.D. Francisco X. Aguilar , Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Forestry
School of Natural Resources, University of Missouri
Spatial analysis of natural resource-based industries; forest industry corporate responsibility and environmental stewardship programs; consumer preferences for forest products; forest sector economic development
Photo: Sun Joseph Chang , Ph.D. Sun Joseph Chang , Ph.D.
Professor, School of Renewable Natural Resources
Louisiana State University
Forest Economics, Finance and Valuation, Taxation, Forest Management, Sawing Optimization, Carbon Dioxide Emission Analysis
Photo: Yeong Nain Chi, Ph.D. Yeong Nain Chi, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Natural Sciences
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Photo: Melissa T. Daigle, J.D., B.C.L. Melissa T. Daigle, J.D., B.C.L. 
Legal Coordinator
Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program, Louisiana State University
Coastal law, sustainable communities, community resiliency, hazard mitigation, land use, coastal zone management, and aquaculture
Photo: Hamady Diop, Ph.D. Hamady Diop, Ph.D. 
Director, Research and Information Systems West Africa Subregional Fisheries Commission (Dakar, Senegal)
Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Finance
College of Business, Southern University
Natural resource and environmental economics, economics of fisheries management
Photo: J. Matthew Fannin, Ph.D. J. Matthew Fannin, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Regional economics and community development
Photo: Matthew Freeman, Ph.D. Matthew Freeman, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Mississippi State University
Fishery economics and management, regulatory policy of natural resources
Photo: R. Wes Harrison, Jr., Ph.D.  R. Wes Harrison, Jr., Ph.D. 
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Agribusiness marketing
Photo: James E. Henderson, Ph.D. James E. Henderson, Ph.D.  
Associate Extension Professor, Department of Forestry
Mississippi State University
Forest economics and management, timber taxation
Photo: Matthew G. Interis, Ph.D. Matthew G. Interis, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Mississippi State University
Environmental evaluation, valuation methods, behavioral economics
Photo: Jack Issacs, Ph.D. Jack Issacs, Ph.D.
Economist, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Socioeconomic Research and Development
Resource economics, applied statistics, fisheries economics, nature-based recreation
Photo: Aloyce R. Kaliba, Ph.D. Aloyce R. Kaliba, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Business,
Department of Economics and Finance, Southern University
Aquaculture/fisheries economics and management, international development, farm level efficiency, impact assessment and policy
Photo: Richard R. Kazmierczak, Ph.D. Richard F. Kazmierczak, Jr., Ph.D.
Retired, Department of Agricultural Economics
LSU Agricultural Center
Fisheries economics, coastal wetlands management, bioeconomic modeling, regulatory impact, simulation; benefit-cost analysis
Photo: Walter R. Keithly, Jr., Ph.D. Walter R. Keithly, Jr., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Resource economics, fisheries management, natural resource valuation
Photo: Ebenezer O. Ogunyinka , Ph.D. Ebenezer O. Ogunyinka , Ph.D. 
Economist, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Socioeconomic Research and Development
Resource economics, applied statistics, productivity and technological change
Photo: Ebenezer O. Ogunyinka , Ph.D. Paula Ouder, J.D.
Editor
Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, Louisiana State University
Science communication, public relations, editing, photojournalism, web film production, oral histories, outreach, legal research and dispute mediation
Photo: Krishna P. Paudel, Ph.D. Krishna P. Paudel, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Nonpoint source pollution, nonmarket valuations, water resource economics, sustainability and dynamic modeling
Photo: Daniel R. Petrolia, Ph.D. Daniel R. Petrolia, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Mississippi State University
Non-market valuation, wetland restoration and planning, state preference methods and quantitative analysis
Photo: Michelle A. Savolainen  Michelle A. Savolainen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Natural resource economics, spatial econometrics, ecosystem service valuation
Photo: Lisa C. Schiavinato, J.D. Lisa C. Schiavinato, J.D.
Co-Director
N.C. Coastal Resources Law, Planning, and Policy Center
Energy law, environmental law/natural resources law, land use law, local government law, property law
Photo: Maryam Tabarestani Maryam Tabarestani, Ph.D.
Economist, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
Socioeconomic Research and Development
Resource and fisheries economics, nature based recreation, consumer behavior, demand and price analysis, applied economics and statistics
Photo: Shaun Tanger, Ph.D. Shaun Tanger, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Extension, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University
Timber markets, forest policy, invasive species damage, ecosystem services, forest landowner trends, logistics of timber products
Photo: Richard P. Vlosky, Ph.D. Richard P. Vlosky, Ph.D.
Director
Louisiana Forest Products Development Center
Wood-based bioenergy, domestic and international wood products marketing and business development, certification & green marketing, market research
Photo: John V. Westra, Ph.D. John V. Westra, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics
Louisiana State University AgCenter
Economic aspects of multifunctionality of agriculture, ecosystem services from agriculture, agricultural conservation and environmental policy
Photo: James G. Wilkins, J.D.  James G. Wilkins, J.D. 
Professor, Louisiana Sea Grant College Program 
Director, Sea Grant Law & Policy Program
Environmental law and regulation, wetlands, submerged lands, coastal hazards, law of the sea, fisheries, land use, coastal zone management, coastal restoration
Photo: David Yoskowitz, Ph.D. David Yoskowitz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-Economics
Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Affiliates

Photo: Bruce Lambert, M.S.  Bruce Lambert, M.S. 
Executive Director
Institute for Trade and Transportation Studies, New Orleans Board of Trade
Trade and transportation activities, maritime policy and planning
Photo: Alexander L. Miller, M.S. Alexander L. Miller, M.S.
Vice President of Business Development
Trace Register
Leadership, management, and expertise related to the implementation of various economic development initiatives for the U.S. Gulf of Mexico seafood and recreational industry

Graduate Students

Photo: Luke Boutwell J. Luke Boutwell
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Caffey
Natural resource economics
Photo: Molly Cisneros Molly Cisneros
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Caffey
Natural resource economics
Photo: Blank. Tej Gautam
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Paudel
Natural resource economics
Photo: Sarah Kagoya Sarah Kagoya
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Paudel
Natural resource economics
Photo: Blank. Farhad Masum
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Paudel
Natural resource economics
Photo: Bijay Pokhrel Bijay Pokhrel
Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Paudel
Natural resource economics
Photo: Blank. Hua Wang
Ph.D. Candidate
Advisor: Keithly
Natural resource economics
   

Alumni Members of CNREP

Adhikari, Arun (2012), Three Essays on Modeling Economic and Fiscal Change for Communities Uncer Disequilibrium Following Natural Disasters"
Aust, Christiane (2006), Cost-Efficacy of Wetland Preservation and Restoration in Coastal Louisiana
Boever, Brian P. (2006), Analysis of U.S. Aquacultural Producer Preferences for Genetic Improvement and Cryopreservation
Bourriaque, Ryan J. (2008), Spatial Economics of the Louisiana Wetland Mitigation Banking Industry
Brown, Kayla L. (2012), The Economic Feasibility of Utilizing Energy Cane in the Cellulosic Production of Ethanol
Christoferson, Jill (2015), Direct Marketing of Louisiana Shrimp: A Cost-Earnings Analysis
Darby, Paul M. (2011), The Economics of Processing Ethanol at Louisiana Sugar Mills: a Three Part Economic Analysis of Feedstocks, Risk, Business Strategies, and Uncertainty
Erlambang, Tanza (2008), Estimating The Economic Impacts of Hurricane Damage on Coastal Fishing Infrastructure
Gottshall, Bryan (2013), Assessing the Efficiency of Alternative Best Management Practices to Reduce Nonpoint Source Pollution in the Broiler Production Region of Louisiana
Henderson, James E. (2007), Liability, Institutions, and Determinants of Landowner Access Policies for Fee-Based Recreation on Private Lands
Lee, Young-Jae (2007), Analysis of the Impact of Fish Imports on Domestic Crawfish Prices and Economic Welfare Using Inverse Demand Systems
Matekole, Augustus N. (2009), Biophysical Economic Analysis of Nutrient and Sediment Management Practices in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley
Nedelea, I. Cristian (2007), Analyzing the Cost of Harvesting and the Economic Structure of Florida Grouper Fishery
Ould Dedah, Cheikhna (2010), Incentives, Risk, and the Role of Private Investments in Louisiana Coastal Wetland Restoration
Poudel, Pawan (2008), An Analysis of the World Shrimp Market and the Impact of an Increasing Import Base on the Gulf of Mexico Dockside Price
Ran, Tao (2008), Three Papers on the Behavior Modeling of the Shrimp Fishermen in the Gulf of Mexico
Wang, Huabo (2014), Estimating U.S. Household Seafood Demand Based on Longitudinal and Cross-Sectional Data
Willson, Tina M.  (2009), "The Economic Importance and Management of Mercury Contamination of Pelagic Fisheries"
Xu, Baifu (2007), "An Hedonic Analysis of Southwestern Louisiana Wetland Prices Using GIS"  
 

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Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
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